Allen Press is Now a Member of the Lawrence Chamber

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – October 3, 2016 – Allen Press, Inc. is proud to announce it is the newest member of the Lawrence Chamber. With a goal of sparking business growth and representing its members, the Lawrence Chamber has supported and promoted businesses within Lawrence and the Douglas County region for 137 years.

“It’s a great time to be in Lawrence, and Allen Press is proud to support the Lawrence Chamber and its projects to enhance our local businesses,” said Allen Press Senior Vice President, Business Development and Marketing, Maria Preston-Cargill.

Allen Press Wins One Gold, Two Silver Awards in the Annual Gold Ink Awards Competition

LAWRENCE, Kan. – September 22, 2016 In this year’s Printing Impression’s Gold Ink Award competition, Allen Press won a gold and silver award in the Scientific & Technical category and a silver award in the Trade Magazine, Web category.

The Mineralogical Record won the gold award, Orchids won the silver in the Scientific & Technical category and Creative Quarterly won silver in the Trade Magazine, Web category.

Winning pieces were chosen on the basis of print quality, technical difficulty and overall visual effect. Nearly 800 entries were submitted to the competition this year.

“To win a Gold Ink award, every visual element of the publication needs to be at its peak—the design needs to be beautiful, the materials high quality and the printing flawless,” says Randy Radosevich, Allen Press CEO. “It requires strong teamwork, good communication and trust between the publication team and the printing team. We are very pleased to attain this level of success in partnership with our customers.”

The Gold Ink Awards is an annual competition open to all creators and producers of printed materials and has more than 50 categories to enter.

About Allen Press, Inc.
Allen Press, Inc., uses top-notch printing, content publishing, and precision marketing services to help organizations make their stories come alive.

For further information, contact:
Bridget Bowles, Marketing Communications Manager, Allen Press, Inc.
bbowles@allenpress.com \ (785) 865-9568

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Marcus Roberts Joins Allen Press

LAWRENCE, Kan. – June 28, 2016 Allen Press, Inc., is excited to announce the addition of Marcus Roberts to its growing executive sales team.

Roberts has more than 25 years of experience selling advertising production services, design and print to retail companies and design firms nationwide. He has a proven track record of helping major retailers increase traffic and sales through advertising production, direct mail and technological solutions. In his position at Allen Press, Roberts will continue to work with retail clients and design firms as they use these creative solutions to achieve their goals.

“I am very excited that Marcus has joined Allen Press. He has a creative eye, a desire to help and deep experience in print design and production,” said Martine Padilla, Vice President of Sales. “He is an excellent addition to the team as we move Allen Press forward.”

Roberts comes to Allen Press from Colortek and was previously a sales executive at Vertis Inc., Mozaic Inc. and Missouri Color Prepress. During his career Roberts has worked with major retailers and design firms such as Kohls Department Store, Barkley, Price Chopper Grocers, Valu Merchandisers and Payless Shoe Source.

 

About Allen Press, Inc.
Allen Press, Inc., uses top-notch printing, content publishing, and precision marketing services to help organizations make their stories come alive.

For further information, contact:
Bridget Bowles, Marketing Communications Manager, Allen Press, Inc.
bbowles@allenpress.com \ (785) 865-9568

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Rinke and Preston-Cargill Promoted to VP Roles

LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 24, 2016 Allen Press, Inc. is happy to announce that Julie Rinke has been promoted to Vice President of Business Support Services and Maria Preston-Cargill to Vice President of Marketing.

Rinke has added purchasing, scheduling and inventory management to her responsibilities in addition to estimating and contracts, which she managed previously. Preston-Cargill is responsible for developing products and services, managing the brand, and spearheading all corporate communications. She will continue to oversee the Publishing department as well.

“Maria and Julie have established themselves as excellent, team-focused leaders,” said Allen Press CEO Randy Radosevich. “Their industry and company knowledge are an asset to everyone who interacts with them. They were invaluable resources to me when I began in January and I am happy to share the responsibility of leadership with them during this exciting time of growth at Allen Press.”

Rinke and Preston- Cargill serve on the executive leadership team, which includes CEO Randy Radosevich, President Rand Allen, COO Dee Ann Berry, VP of Production John Rodriguez and VP of Sales Martine Padilla.

Rinke joined Allen Press in 1988 as a Data Collection Administrator. Significantly, she has led multiple teams though changes in the printing industry. Most recently, Rinke served as Director of Client Solutions. Rinke holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Kansas.

Preston-Cargill joined Allen Press in 2011 as a Publisher and has since served as Publishing and Advertising Sales Manager and Director of Publishing. Prior to joining Allen Press, she served as Director of Marketing at The World Company and Director of Sales and Marketing at Sunflower Broadband.

Preston-Cargill earned a Masters in Integrated Marketing Communications and a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, both from the University of Kansas.

About Allen Press, Inc.
Allen Press, Inc. uses top-notch printing, content publishing and precision marketing services to help organizations make their stories come alive.

For further information, contact:
Bridget Bowles, Marketing Communications Manager, Allen Press, Inc.
bbowles@allenpress.com | tel: 785.865.9568

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Allen Press Announces New CEO Randy Radosevich

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LAWRENCE, Kan .– January 18, 2016 Allen Press, Inc., a longtime print and service provider for trade and scholarly publications, is proud to announce the appointment of Randy Radosevich as Chief Executive Officer effective today, January 18.

“After conducting a thorough selection process, our leadership group feels confident that Randy will help Allen Press continue to pursue our mission of serving and supporting those societies and organizations that require print and publication services,” said Rand Allen, President of Allen Press. “Randy is an experienced leader and proven businessman whose background encompasses extensive executive level experience leading companies and teams to realize their full potential. We look forward to him joining the team as CEO.”

Radosevich joins Allen Press from Henry Wurst, Inc., where he managed its Kansas City printing plant. Prior to Henry Wurst, Randy was the Executive Vice President of TNG Central Division, a leading publishing/periodical distribution company in North America. He also served for more than 10 years in the United States Air Force.

Radosevich will succeed Dee Ann Berry, who has been serving as the Interim CEO for Allen Press since January 1, 2016. Berry will remain at Allen Press as Chief Operating Officer.

Allen Press provides the most comprehensive offering of integrated services for scholarly journal and special-interest publication production in the industry. The company offers integrated author-to-reader solutions that include manuscript submission to print and online delivery and everything in between. For more than 80 years, the company has been locally owned and operated out of Lawrence, Kansas.

 

For further information, contact:
Dee Ann Berry, Chief Operating Officer, Allen Press, Inc.
dberry@allenpress.com | tel: 785.865.9150